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Splunk App for VMware: vCenter Linux appliance 6.0 integration issue

splunk24
Path Finder

i am installing the new Splunk App for VMware.
i have completed the esxi logs
and OVA to get performance data

but i am facing an issue in getting the vcenter data from linux vcenter appliance 6.0
as per the documentation, it was mentioned to install the universal forwarder in vcenter appliance but client is not agreeing to the same
they are able to send the data through syslog server but issue is every thing is coming as file only. but Splunk_TA_vcenter component is expecting three different inputs directory and props based on the directory and type of file , it is dividing the data in to different sourcetype
but with out any knowledge of data how can i differentiate as expected by TA .
kindly help ASAP

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bparekh_splunk
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

This feature is provided in the newer version of the app which will be released in few weeks. In that, you don't need to configure inputs. You will get more detail from the Splunk docs.

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